Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

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Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery logo.png
Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Building Photo.jpg
Established2012 (2012)
LocationFort Collins, Colorado
Coordinates40°35′06″N 105°04′25″W / 40.5849°N 105.0737°W / 40.5849; -105.0737Coordinates: 40°35′06″N 105°04′25″W / 40.5849°N 105.0737°W / 40.5849; -105.0737
TypeScience and Local History
Visitors121,354
DirectorCheryl Donaldson, Executive Co-director
Laura Valdez, Executive Co-director
CuratorLinda Moore, Curator of Collections
Websitefcmod.org

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is an all-ages, science, history and cultural museum established in 2008 through a public-private partnership between the City of Fort Collins' Fort Collins Museum and nonprofit Discovery Science Center.[1] The museum is located at 408 Mason Court, Fort Collins, CO 80524.

History[edit]

Exhibits[edit]

  • Natural Areas
  • Wild lands & Wildlife
  • Animal Encounters
  • The Tot Spot
  • Food, Forage, & Farm
  • First Peoples
  • Healthy Steps
  • Schatz Family Exploration Zone
  • People on the Move
  • Music & Sound Lab

Special Traveling Exhibits[edit]

Mental Health: Mind Matters hosted through January 2, 2022

OtterBox Digital Dome Theater[edit]

Films are shown in the 360-degree Dome theater. Films recently shown include:

  • One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
  • CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story
  • The Sun, Our Living Star
  • Dream to Fly
  • Explore

Research[edit]

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery archives house photographs, books, and other materials covering local history. Collections include approximately 38,000 objects.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mission, Vision, History". Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Retrieved 18 June 2019.

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